Two booksfrom Moro authors launched Nov. 28th, 29th

Jubair is also the author of “Bangsamoro: A nation under endless tyranny.”  

Former government peace panel chair Silvestre Afable wrote the foreword while MILF peace panel member, Datu Michael Mastura, wrote the afterword of the book published by the Institute for Bangsamoro Studies (IBS).

The "Children" book, published by Anvil, is edited by Maguindanaon filmmaker and writer Gutierrez “Teng” Mangansakan II.

The book is the first ever anthology of essays written by young Moro writers.

The book’s authors, aside from Mangansakan, are Ayesah Abubakar, Pearlsha Abubakar, Sarah Matalam-Alvarez, Mucha-Shim Quiling Arquiza, Nefertari Al-Raschid-Arsad, Allyson Banga-an , Ayesha Merdeka Alonto-Datu Ramos, Sittie Jamairah Disomimba, Samira Ali Gutoc , Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman, Loren Hallilah Lao, Zainudin Malang, , Farida D. Mending, Gonaranao B. Musor, and Sahara Alia Jauhali Silongan.

Writers Mangansakan, Ayesah Abubakar, Gutoc and Malang, write columns for MindaNews.

“The milestone book features writers who reflect on issues of identity, religion, relationships, loss, tradition, and change. This anthology presents new voices that offer a glimpse into the life of a people whose opinion, history, and circumstance have somehow been stifled, giving them an important, distinct place in our national imagination,” the press statement said. (MindaNews)

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